Definition of aerotolerant in English:

aerotolerant

adjective

  • Of an anaerobic microorganism: not killed by oxygen; able to grow slowly in the presence of oxygen.

Origin

1970s; earliest use found in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. From aero- + tolerant.

Pronunciation

aerotolerant

/ˌɛːrə(ʊ)ˈtɒl(ə)rənt//ˌɛːrə(ʊ)ˈtɒl(ə)r(ə)nt/